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A lawn sign from the 2017 Holyoke preliminary municipal election.
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The ACLU of Massachusetts is suing the city of Holyoke over new restrictions on signs.

Steve Wynn, at right in a tie, speaks with reporters during a March 2016 press conference.
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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission ha been temporarily blocked from publishing the findings of its investigation into casino magnate Steve Wynn. 

The U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.
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Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. 

The Daily Hampshire Gazette is based in Northampton, Mass.
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Looking back at the news this week, employees of the Daily Hampshire Gazette and Valley Advocate announced they're looking to unionize. The effort was sparked, in part, by perceived gender pay inequities that came to light last year. 

An appellate court in Brooklyn ruled Wednesday that local police officers in New York state can't hold immigrants in custody beyond their release date solely to turn them over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement without a judicial warrant.

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